To be a man is precisely to be responsible. It is to feel, by laying your stone, that we help build the world. ”Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Talking about foundation is perhaps presumptuous, but here is our small contribution that we wish to add to the actions already underway.
Our intention is to participate in the creation of a solid rock that will allow the development of ecotourism, more in line with the environment and the people.
Some will see it as a page to get rid of our guilt. We see it and wish it as a way to be able to combine our passion for travel, to discover other cultures, our desire to open up to the world and our wish to limit our ecological footprint.
Realistically, we are not talking about zero impact. All our activities have an impact but the ultimate goal is to reduce at least the harmful impacts. Indeed, positive impacts will always be welcomed !
We started Ethik Hotel from that simple observation: when traveling, it is extremely complex to find environmentally responsible addresses, both ecological and social. Sustainable tourism is not easily accessible, by necessity and in accordance with their project, these establishments are often autonomous and subsequently difficult to find. Particularly as they are drowned within resorts, tourists’ factories and other world famous chains.
On our website, you will therefore find both environmentally and socially responsible addresses that we have had the chance to test during our numerous trips.
We also want this website to be participative. To this end, we are counting on you to share your experiences and send us your good addresses to expand this list. We really want to help facilitate access to this way of travelling and thus increase the number of Explor’Actors.
Who are we ?
The idea emanates from Clément and Anne. We are 2 travelers looking always after new discoveries. Since we met, we try daily to reduce our environmental and social impact. Very soon, as we are passionate by travels we have decided to apply these principles to our holidays and become exploractors.
However, it is difficult to find through internet ecological hotels, ecolodges or responsible campsites. At most we find only on eco friendly hotel during our stay which is frustrating.
We didn’t have enough environmentally friendly accommodations addresses by ourselves, to constitute an available list. That’s why we ask our community of friends to complete it.
Therefore, when you will see the pictogram. It t will mean that some of us would have stayed in the place.
How does it work?
You will find below a little memo so as you can surf easily on the website. We want it to be as visual as possible.
Here are the criteria that are important to us. They are our choices and they are not exhaustive. The condition for an accommodation to be listed is to meet at least 3 criteria.